Incident Morane-Saulnier MS.892A Rallye Commodore 150 PH-AFB, 19 Aug 1972
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 587
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Morane-Saulnier MS.892A Rallye Commodore 150
Owner/operator:Vliegclub Hoogeveen
Registration: PH-AFB
MSN: 10483
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hoogeveen Airport, Drenthe -   Netherlands
Phase: Taxi
Departure airport:Hoogeveen EHHO
Destination airport:Hoogeveen EHHO
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off (damaged beyond repair) 19.8.1972. According to a rough translation (Dutch into English) of the accident report:

"08/19/1972 PH-AFB MS.892A Rallye Commodore 150 wrecked at Hoogeveen. When the grass was mowed, Cessna 172 PH-HGV was parked . That is an area where you can, of course, not mow the grass. After landing, the pilot of PH-AFB taxied to the apron and passed the uncut grass area. There was a steel lying beam on the ground, hidden in the long grass (probably used to tow the mower). He rode with the nose wheel on to steel beam, and the nose wheel leg was so damaged that repair was not economic. Read the rest of the story in '75 years Dutch Aircraft Registers' and shudder!"



Revision history:

21-Jan-2008 10:00 ASN archive Added
08-Sep-2014 04:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Jun-2022 10:44 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]

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